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A. BUSINESS
A.1. WeTranslateIntoPolish changes company name
A.2. Fidel Localization opens office in Bengaluru
A.3. CETRA opens Heidelberg office

B. PEOPLE
B.1. Staff changes at translate plus
B.2. Staff growth at 1-Stop Translation
B.3. Promotions at EQHO
B.4. New hire at Netwire
B.5. Staff changes at Kilgray
B.6. Sales team grows at Language Services Associates
B.7. CONTRAD adds project manager
B.8. New strategic sales specialist at Localization Care

C. RESOURCES
C.1. White paper on translator identity theft and scams

D. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
D.1. TYWI Web Interpreter
D.2. MT Hive
D.3. Inside-wire page interface
D.4. ]project-open[ 4.0
D.5. Across Small Business Edition, training courses

E. CLIENTS AND PARTNERS
E.1. Ladies Professional Golf Association chooses Sovee
E.2. Transifex partners with Startup Pirates
E.3. CyraCom, Rocky Mountain Vein Institute create initiative
E.4. LinguaSys technology added to The Gist Mill

F. ANNOUNCEMENTS
F.1. International Federation of Translators celebrates 60 years

G. CERTIFICATIONS
G.1. CETRA achieves EN-15038 certification

H. MultiLingual News
H.1. About MultiLingual News

A. BUSINESS

A.1. WeTranslateIntoPolish changes company name

WeTranslateIntoPolish, a translation and localization agency specializing in the languages of the CEE and FIGS regions, has changed its name to Localization Care.

Localization Care, E-mail: contact@localizationcare.com, Web: http://localizationcare.com

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A.2. Fidel Localization opens office in Bengaluru

Fidel Localization Services, a localization division of Fidel Technologies, has opened a new office in Bengaluru, India. The company provides localization services in more than 100 languages, with expertise in Japanese.

Fidel Technologies, E-mail: honyaku@fideltech.com, Web: http://www.fideltech.com

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A.3. CETRA opens Heidelberg office

CETRA, Inc., a provider of translation, website and software localization and interpretation services to the market research, legal, and life sciences industries, has opened an office in Heidelberg, Germany.

CETRA, Inc., E-mail: info@cetra.com, Web: http://www.cetra.com

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B. PEOPLE

B.1. Staff changes at translate plus

translate plus, a provider of language services including translation, interpreting, voiceover and website localization, has hired Kate Kempin as financial controller and transitioned Anders Holt to European sales director.

translate plus, E-mail: contact@translateplus.com, Web: http://translateplus.com

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B.2. Staff growth at 1-Stop Translation

1-Stop Translation USA, LLC, a provider of Asian language services, has hired Sandy Pranoto as East Coast account manager, Yuni Choi as West Coast account manager, and Callan Wienburg as editor and reviewer.

1-Stop Translation USA, LLC, E-mail: info@1stoptr.com, Web: http://www.1stoptr.com

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B.3. Promotions at EQHO

EQHO Communications, a provider of multilingual and multicultural communications solutions, has announced several staff changes. Ross Klinger has been appointed to the position of EQHO Group CEO, Phanitanan Sanitprachakorn has become president of EQHO Communications Ltd., Richard O’Keeffe is now vice president of global sales, Steven Bussey is now vice president of global marketing and John King is now vice president of customer services. Other promotions include Sornsin T as audio video department manager, Shane Thompson as localization program manager and Mathias Poom as localization program manager for audio and multimedia localization accounts.

EQHO Communications, E-mail: info@eqho.com, Web: http://www.eqho.com

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B.4. New hire at Netwire

Netwire, a provider of language services, has hired Ivana Saboya to be part of its project management department staff.

Netwire, E-mail: talk2us@netwire.com.br, Web: http://www.netwire.com.br

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B.5. Staff changes at Kilgray

Kilgray Translation Technologies, a developer of translation productivity tools, has hired Gergely Kereszturi, an online marketing veteran with international experience in marketing and B2B sales, and Norbert Oroszi, an experienced IT quality assurance professional.

Gergely Vándor will now work with the support and development teams and Sándor Papp will manage the company's public relations activities.

Kilgray Translation Technologies, E-mail: sales@kilgray.com, Web: http://www.kilgray.com

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B.6. Sales team grows at Language Services Associates

Language Services Associates, Inc., a provider of language translation and interpreter services, has hired David VanIten and David Janus as strategic sales managers.

Language Services Associates, Inc., E-mail: sales@lsaweb.com, Web: http://www.lsaweb.com

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B.7. CONTRAD adds project manager

CONTRAD, a language service provider specializing in translation into Eastern European languages, has hired Emilia Turkowska as project manager.

CONTRAD, E-mail: info@contrad.com.pl, Web: http://www.contrad.com.pl

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B.8. New strategic sales specialist at Localization Care

Localization Care, a translation and localization agency specializing in the languages of the CEE and FIGS regions, has hired Anna Nowak as strategic sales specialist.

Localization Care, E-mail: contact@localizationcare.com, Web: http://localizationcare.com

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C. RESOURCES

C.1. White paper on translator identity theft and scams

Elanex, Inc., a language service provider, has released a white paper titled "Translator Identity Theft and Scams." The white paper shares tips on identifying common scams, recognizing scammers, prevention and management techniques that the company has developed through working with independent individual translation professionals.

Elanex, Inc., E-mail: info@elanex.com, Web: http://www.elanex.com

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D. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

D.1. TYWI Web Interpreter

Translate Your World, developer of the TYWI series of linguistic and mobile marketing technologies, has announced the release of TYWI Web Interpreter, a real-time voice translation software for business. TYWI Web Interpreter offers professional simultaneous interpretation on the web plus automated interpretation in up to 78 languages.

Translate Your World, E-mail: contact@translateyourworld.com, Web: http://translateyourworld.com

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D.2. MT Hive

Wordbee, a translation software company, has introduced a new machine translation solution called MT Hive. The solution is intended to enable Wordbee customers to generate instant translations using a blend of translation memory matches and machine translation (MT).

Wordbee, E-mail: USA@wordbee.com, Web: http://www.wordbee.com

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D.3. Inside-wire page interface

XTRF Translation Management Systems sp. z o.o. has created a new system opening page interface called Inside-wire. The page is designed to deliver easy access to vital system figures, new features and training and instructional materials.

XTRF Translation Management Systems sp. z o.o., E-mail: info@xtrf.eu, Web: http://www.xtrf.eu

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D.4. ]project-open[ 4.0

]project-open[, a provider of open-source-based project management software, has released version 4.0 of its project and service management application. New features include integration with MS-Project, XoWiki, SCRUM and agile methodologies, risk management, financial and budget planning and project baselines.

]project-open[, Web: http://www.project-open.com

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D.5. Across Small Business Edition, training courses

Across Systems GmbH, a manufacturer of corporate translation management systems (TMS), has created a Small Business Edition of its TMS. The edition includes translation memory, terminology and project management functions.

The company also offers a certification program for language service providers. The training courses focus on project management, terminology work, translation and system administration in Across.

Across Systems GmbH, E-mail: international@across.net, Web: http://www.across.net

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E. CLIENTS AND PARTNERS

E.1. Ladies Professional Golf Association chooses Sovee

Sovee, a provider of cloud-based translation and video solutions, was chosen by the Ladies Professional Golf Association to localize its website to cater to players and fans in Spanish speaking countries.

Sovee, E-mail: sovee@sovee.com, Web: http://www.sovee.com

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E.2. Transifex partners with Startup Pirates

Transifex, a web-based hub for translations, has partnered with Startup Pirates, a week-long accelerator program run multiple times a year in different countries, to assist entrepreneurs in creating global companies.

Transifex, Inc., E-mail: info@transifex.com, Web: https://www.transifex.com

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E.3. CyraCom, Rocky Mountain Vein Institute create initiative

CyraCom International, a language service company, and the Rocky Mountain Vein Institute, a network of medical centers, have created a company-wide multilingual/multicultural health care services initiative for patients with limited English proficiency.

CyraCom International, E-mail: marketing@cyracom.com, Web: http://www.cyracominternational.com

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E.4. LinguaSys technology added to The Gist Mill

LinguaSys, Inc., a provider of multilingual human language technologies, has contracted with Telum Protection Corporation to integrate its technology into The Gist Mill, a social network and media analysis system.

LinguaSys, Inc., E-mail: info@linguasys.com, Web: http://www.linguasys.com

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F. ANNOUNCEMENTS

F.1. International Federation of Translators celebrates 60 years

The International Federation of Translators (FIT) is celebrating its 60th anniversary. The anniversary celebrations will culminate at FIT's 20th World Congress in Berlin, Germany, in August 2014.

The group has also launched a new virtual center that groups together seven FIT member organizations in North America.

International Federation of Translators, E-mail: president@fit-ift.org, Web: http://www.fit-ift.org

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G. CERTIFICATIONS

G.1. CETRA achieves EN-15038 certification

CETRA, Inc., a provider of customized language solutions, has been awarded EN-15038 certification. The standard ensures consistent quality services and set regulations for translation companies.

CETRA, Inc., E-mail: info@cetra.com, Web: http://www.cetra.com

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